BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
Five or so months into the age of teleconferences and video chats, many by now have mastered the art of keeping a line muted until ready to speak, but one must keep their head on a swivel in the event of a rare slip up.
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was discussing his 2020 team by teleconference Wednesday when a hot mic caught a reporter saying to someone in the background, “Let me ask you a question: I spilled mustard on my suit …”
Payton, already in question-and-answer mode, did not miss a beat.
“Generally with mustard, I’d use warm water,” Payton said. “I don’t want to wipe...